Hadleigh squeeze out a victory

Hadleigh 2 Thetford 1HADLEIGH had opportunist first half goals from Chris Dennett and Kieron Donovan to thank for this narrow win against a Thetford side who fought hard and almost snatched a point.

Hadleigh 2 Thetford 1

HADLEIGH had opportunist first half goals from Chris Dennett and Kieron Donovan to thank for this narrow win against a Thetford side who fought hard and almost snatched a point.

The home team went ahead after four minutes when Dennett lobbed goalkeeper Snowden from 35 yards.

On the stroke of half-time Donovan controlled a loose bal

Thetford were given a lifeline in the 53rd minute when Smith was tripped by Pritchard and Paul Mleczek scored from the resultant penalty kick.

From then on Thetford went all out for an equaliser but Hadleigh's defence held firm.